The Hounds of Set
The Hounds of Set
The Hounds of Set
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A fast-paced adventure of a quick-witted young teen who finds himself catapulted back through time and space to ancient Egypt. Suddenly captured and scared, he befriends the ancient god of Anubis. The two set out to battle the evil Set and free Egypt from his clutches.

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Fiction
  • Science Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12
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The book starts off with a boy named Alex that is always getting bullied by a kid named Jackson.  One day a dog came and helped Alex.  Jason got distracted with the dog so much that Alex hears a voice in his head that says “run”. Then he gets a weird book and necklace for his birthday. After he finds out the powers of the necklace he goes on an awesome adventure through time and Egypt, and finds out more than what his textbooks say. He gets beaten up badly helping a friend. Will he ever make it back to his own time?

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In the book The Hounds of Set, the main character is a 13 year-old teenager named Alex. Alex lives with his grandmother in a small, quiet town on the beach. For Alex, life in this dull, sleepy town is boring and he dreams of adventure. That is, until he receives the gift. The gift that shatters his very perspective of existence and sends him on an adventure he never even dreamed of, full of danger and mystery and sends him scrambling for answers. Can Alex solve the greatest puzzle of all?

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